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Kennedy Ryan is a web producer at KTLA.

Kennedy has 30 years of experience covering local news in the Los Angeles area.


Recent Articles
  • A 13-yer-old boy was critically injured Friday after being struck by a Mercedes while riding his bike in Huntington Beach. (Credit: KTLA)

    Boy Struck by Two Mercedes in Huntington Beach Suffered ‘Significant Trauma’

    A 13-yer-old boy was critically injured Friday after being struck by two Mercedes while riding his bike in Huntington Beach. It happened around 2:50 p.m. at the intersection of Edwards Street and Heil Avenue (map), according to Lt. John Domingo with the Huntington Beach Police Department. A white 2010 Mercedes C300 sedan was traveling eastbound on Heil Avenue when it collided with the bicyclist who was traveling northbound on Edwards, according to a news release from Huntington Beach Police. After […]

  • Nehemiah Hill transformed his wheelchair into a police cruiser and was even in uniform. (Credit: Tiffin Police Department)

    Five-Year-Old Transforms Wheelchair into Police Cruiser; Named Honorary Officer

    He was only five years old, but Nehemiah Hill is one very determined little boy. The youngster showed up at his local police station in Tiffin, Ohio on Thursday read to get to work, according to the department’s Facebook page. Nehemiah had transformed his wheelchair into a police cruiser and was even in uniform. The boy was given a tour of the police station and then asked if he could sit in a real squad car, the post said. But, since […]

  • A deputy flipped his patrol car while trying to avoid a pedestrian in Lancaster. (Credit: KTLA)

    Deputy Flips Patrol Car Trying to Avoid Pedestrian in Lancaster

    A deputy with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department was injured Thursday night when his patrol car flipped over on Sierra Highway in Lancaster. The deputy was responding to a call for assistance when he made an evasive maneuver to avoid a pedestrian around 9 p.m. near Avenue J-8, according to Sgt. Troy Bowser with the Sheriff’s Department. When the deputy swerved, his patrol car struck a curb and overturned, according to a news release from the department. The patrol […]

  • Tynisa Hicks, 37, was gunned down outside her South Los Angeles area home in front of her children and husband. (Credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

    South L.A. Mother of 3 Gunned Down in Doorway in Front of Family; Reward Offered

    A reward of $10,000 was announced Wednesday in the death of Tynisa Hicks, who was gunned down outside her South Los Angeles area home in front of her children and husband. The 37-year-old was returning from a night out with her husband on June 6 when a car carrying two armed men pulled up in front of her home in the 1400 block of West 104th Street. The men opened fire on the couple, riddling the house with as many […]

  • Police investigate a fatal stabbing outside an apartment building in Pasadena on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man Charged With Double Murder in Stabbing Deaths of Pasadena Couple

    A 29-year-old man was charged Wednesday with two counts of capital murder in the stabbing deaths of his cousin and his cousin’s wife in Pasadena. Jacob Mallory Bersson was also charged with a special circumstance allegation of multiple murders, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. Bersson was living with his cousin, Lawrence Bressler and his wife Denise Bressler, at the couple’s apartment in the 200 block of North Madison Avenue (map) at the […]

  • Police released a  surveillance photo of the vehicle sought in the armed robbery of a recording studio in Santa Ana. (Credit: Santa Ana Police Department)

    Three Sought in Armed Robbery at Santa Ana Recording Studio

    Police were asking for the public’s help Wednesday in locating three men wanted in an armed robbery at a music recording studio in Santa Ana. The three men arrived at The OC Recording Company located in the 3100 block of Warner Avenue around 10:20 p.m. on Oct. 7 under the pretense of recording an album, according to a news release from the Santa Ana Police Department. After making contact with the owner and being asked to wait outside, the men […]

  • Jose Leon Pinela III was being sought for attempted murder after allegedly opening fire on his ex-girlfriend and two other people. (Credit: Apple Valley Police Department)

    Man Sought in Attempted Workplace Killings of Ex-Girlfriend, Her New Boyfriend in Apple Valley

    Police in Apple Valley were searching Tuesday for a  53-year-old man wanted for attempted murder after allegedly opening fire on his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend at the woman’s workplace. Jose Leon Pinela III was accused of using the butt of a shotgun to break a glass door at the locked business located in the 21500 block of Bear Valley Road on Monday, according to a news release from the Apple Valley Police Department. Once inside, Pinela allegedly fired between […]

  • Jonathan Macy was convicted of molesting two children while they were at a chapel for church services, according to authorities. (Credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

    Lancaster Christian School Employee Sentenced for Molesting Girls at Church

    A former youth supervisor at a Christian school in Lancaster was sentenced Tuesday for molesting two girls during church services at Grace Chapel Church. Jonathan Michael Macy entered a plea of no contest on Sept. 12 to one count of lewd acts upon a child under the age of 14 and a special allegation of more than one victim, according to a news release from the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office. On Tuesday, he was sentenced to 15 years to […]

  • Robert Guzman seen in a missing-persons flyer created by family members.

    Friends, Family Rally in Search for Missing Whittier Teenager

    Friends and family members were actively searching Tuesday for a 15-year-old boy from Whittier who disappeared last week. Robert “R.J.” Guzman Jr. was last seen by his father Wednesday night. Five days later, family members said they had had no contact with the teenager. On Tuesday, dozens of volunteers passed out fliers in hopes someone in the neighborhood might remember seeing the teenager. Guzman does not have a history of running away and did not appear upset recently, according to […]